The US Senate once had its own electric cars: two Studebakers that ran underground

One of two 1909 Studebaker electric cars built for underground use [Architect of the U.S. Capitol]One advantage of electric cars is that unlike gasoline or steam cars, they have no emissions. More than a century ago, that was why the U.S. Capitol acquired two custom-built electric cars, nicknamed “Tommy” and “Peggy.” They were built by Studebaker, an early and hallowed U.S. car brand that finally folded up shop in 1965. DON’T MISS: Electric…